Brian Bull joined the KLCC News Team in June 2016. Over his 21 years in public broadcasting, he's worked at NPR, Twin Cities Public Television, South Dakota Public Broadcasting, Wisconsin Public Radio, and ideastream in Cleveland. His reporting has netted dozens of accolades, including three national Edward R. Murrow Awards, the Ohio Associated Press' Best Reporter Award in 2012, Best Radio Reporter from the Native American Journalists Association, and more recently the PRNDI/NEFE Award for Excellence in Consumer Finance Reporting.
An enrolled member of the Nez Perce Tribe, Bull has worked with NPR's NextGeneration project geared towards diversifying the ranks of tomorrow's journalists, and has been a guest faculty at the Poynter Institute on covering underrepresented communities. He's served as chair for Vision Maker Media, which supports authentic programs and documentaries produced by Native Americans.
He's glad to be home in the Pacific Northwest, close to his family, tribe, and the Oregon Coast. If only someone had warned him about the grass seed pollen every spring! Bull is married and has three children, and three cats. He enjoys photography, hiking, cooking, the visual and performing arts, and the occasional Godzilla movie.
Brian has worked through the years with NPR on its Next Generation Radio Project, which trains journalists from underrepresented communities to become tomorrow's reporters. Check out his latest project with Capital Public Radio in Sacramento here: https://capradio2018.nextgenerationradio.org/